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Today on Broadway: Monday, July 8, 2019

Listen: Martin Charnin Passes Away, “Pretty Woman” to Close, “Little Mermaid” Casting, “Mulan” Trailer, Pope Exits “Ain’t Too Proud,” Sondheim to Get Another Theatre

“Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday through Friday, podcast hitting the top theatre headlines of the day.

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Special Episode: Thomas John on “Dead Serious”

https://broadwayradio.com/blog/2019/07/03/special-episode-thomas-john-on-dead-serious/

Special Episode: Robbie Rozelle on Tuesdays at 54… with Robbie Rozelle!

https://broadwayradio.com/blog/2019/07/05/special-episode-robbie-rozelle-on-tuesdays-at-54-with-robbie-rozelle/

Spotlight: Rita Rudner

https://broadwayradio.com/blog/2019/07/06/spotlight-rita-rudner/

This Week on Broadway for July 7, 2019

https://broadwayradio.com/blog/2019/07/07/this-week-on-broadway-for-july-7-2019-martin-charnin/

1) Tony-Winner Martin Charnin Passes Away at 84

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Martin-Charnin-Lyricist-and-Director-Best-Known-For-ANNIE-Dies-at-84-20190707

2) “Pretty Woman” Announces Broadway Closing Date

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Breaking-News-PRETTY-WOMAN-Will-Close-on-Broadway-this-Summer-20190703

3) This Week’s Theatrical Schedule

Monday, July 8th

Previews: “the way she spoke” Off-Broadway

https://www.thewayshespokeplay.com

Tuesday, July 9th

Previews: “Broadway Bounty Hunter” Off-Broadway

https://www.broadwaybountyhunter.com/

Wednesday, July 10th

Performances: “Promenade” Encores! Off-Center

https://www.nycitycenter.org/pdps/2018-2019/promenade/

Previews: “Not Even the Good Things” Off-Broadway

https://www.noteventhegoodthings.com/

Sunday, July 14th

Closed: “Burn This” on Broadway

https://burnthisplay.com/

4) Recommendations

Disney Releases First Trailer for Live-Action “Mulan”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=01ON04GCwKs

Jan Simpson’s Annual Theatre Book Summer Reading List

https://broadwayandme.blogspot.com/2019/07/theater-books-for-summer-reading-2019.html

New York Times: The Dominance of the White Male Critic

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/05/opinion/we-need-more-critics-of-color.html

5) In Other News

Halle Bailey to Play Ariel in “Little Mermaid” Live-Action Remake

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Breaking-News-Halle-Bailey-to-Play-Ariel-in-LITTLE-MERMAID-Live-Action-Remake-20190703

Fox Stage Productions to Merge into Disney Theatrical

https://broadwaynews.com/2019/07/02/fox-stage-productions-to-merge-into-disney-theatrical-productions/

Jeremy Pope Departs “Ain’t Too Proud” Yesterday

https://www.broadway.com/buzz/196279/jelani-remy-to-take-over-as-eddie-kendricks-in-aint-too-proud-jeremy-pope-sets-exit-date/

Roundabout Announces Company for Adam Gwon’s “Scotland, PA”

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Roundabout-Theatre-Company-Announces-Full-Casting-For-New-Musical-SCOTLAND-PA-20190703

London’s Queen’s Theatre to be Renamed for Stephen Sondheim

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Londons-Queens-Theatre-Home-To-LES-MISERABLES-Renamed-The-Sondheim-Theatre-20190705

 


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